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UK regulators are upping pressure on regulated payments businesses that incorporate unregulated crypto-assets into their product offering — but industry groups believe that distinction is not yet...
On June 21, 2019, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) adopted and issued an Interpretive Note to Recommendation 15 on New Technologies (INR. 15), which clarifies FATF’s previous amendments to...
Regulators in Europe have staked out claims to supervise Facebook’s nascent global payments system, as the world’s club of central banks caution over the shadow technology giants are casting over...
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published its finalised guidance on virtual currencies, putting the same standards on crypto exchanges and wallets as currently exist for more traditional...
On March 27, 2019, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) launched, in cooperation with the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU), a public consultation regarding guidance for credit...
Facebook has finally pulled back the curtain on the worst-kept secret in Silicon Valley: a global peer-to-peer and retail payment system that seeks to plant the use of cryptocurrencies firmly in...
Virtual currencies pose a high money laundering and terrorist financing risk to Latvia and the absence of regulation is compounding the danger, a review by the country’s financial intelligence unit...
On June 6, 2019, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published a report on the financial stability, regulatory and governance implications of the use of decentralised financial technologies. The...
On June 4, 2019, the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank released the outcome of phase three of their joint research project on distributed ledger technology (DLT), "Synchronised cross...
On June 4, 2019, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) published the results of a pilot project studying the possibility of issuing its own digital currency — "e-hryvnia".This project was initiated...

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